In the mobile environment, data can be collected and shared with ease. It is therefore of great concern to the Privacy Commissioner/Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) that each individual's privacy is...more
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority ("APRA") has issued the final version of its new prudential practice guide, "Prudential Practice Guide CPG 235 - Managing Data Risk" ("Data Guide"). The Data Guide aims to assist...more
Procurement and Public Sector Equality Duty Review - On 6 September 2013, the Minister for Women and Equalities published a statement on the outcome of the review.
Mobile banking - supporting an innovative and secure...more
WHAT IS CLOUD COMPUTING?
Web–based email (such as Gmail and Hotmail) and social networking websites (such as Facebook) are perhaps the most ubiquitous examples of Cloud services.
However, Cloud services can be...more
Big Data has been dubbed by many as the "new economic asset" of our age and of potentially significant value to business.
Following the recent amendments to the Privacy Act and in anticipation of his new powers from 12...more
The handbook offers a quick overview of those aspects of data protection law that have the most practical significance to businesses, including:
- International data transfer restrictions
The value of data and databases to business is undeniable and continues to increase. As a result the laws which enable data to be protected and exploited are crucial to many industries, from horseracing to...more